Daily brief (6/9): Top picks from Springfield media

Today will be sunny and hot, with a high of 86. A south wind of up to 11 mph will help to cool things off.

Tonight’s low will dip to 66, and Sunday will be another hot day, with the high approaching 87. Showers and thunderstorms are likely Monday, which will clear out for another round of sunny days with highs in the 80s.

Today’s picks

  • News-Leader: Audit reveals need for more controls at Park Board. An internal city audit shows the Springfield-Greene County Park Board needs better financial controls to monitor its $30 million budget. (Other coverage: OzarksFirst)
  • OzarksFirst: Divide over using Lindenlure area. Residents along the Finley River at Lindenlure near Ozark say some members of the public are littering and making too much noist when swimming in the area.
  • KY3: Company steps away from Mountain Grove for horse-processing plant. Unified Equine has chosen Rockville, Mo., for a horse-slaughter operation. It would be the first such plant in the nation.
  • KSPR: More retired workers trying to return to workforce. About one in five people age 65 and older are working, the highest percentage since 1964.
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